Unique Cottage Rental for Romantic Getaway off Coast of Vancouver IslandMayne Island, British Columbia (Canada) view map
Description of Glamping Units
Located off the coast of Vancouver Island, this 650 square-foot rustic cottage rental can sleep up to two guests with one bedroom and one bathroom, perfect for a romantic getaway. Guests who stay here can enjoy a welcoming and cozy retreat, hand sculpted of local, sustainable natural materials located on a lovely acreage and surrounded by sheep, gardens, and orchards.
Downstairs, guests will have a well-equipped kitchen and a breakfast nook, both decorated with an eclectic mix of vintage and handmade features. Alongside the kitchen is a woodstove and a massive cob chimney, which create a cozy window seat for enjoying tea and a book. Guests will find cantilevered stairs, made of massive slabs of Douglas fir, which curve up to the bedroom. Here, glampers will enjoy a cozy bedroom with an arched roof and curved walls, which both embrace a double-size bed created by a local, master woodworker.
Outside is a seating area with wood oven available to use October to April. The setting is rural with bald eagles flying overhead and sheep grazing beneath the apple trees. In the spring, the evening frog chorus is astounding and great blue herons often visit the pond. Read More
- Dining table
- Double bed
- Internet connection
- Kitchen equipment
- Linens provided
- Lounge/Living room
- Mosquito net
- Private bathroom
- Radio/Stereo system
- Running water
- Sofa bed/Futon
- Tea kettle
- Towels provided
- Wood-burning stove
Guests who stay here will have a clothes dryer, heating, and Wi-Fi. Furthermore, guests will have towels and linens provided, as well as an iron and ironing board. Guests here will enjoy parking, as well as a washing machine and a wood-burning stove.Read More
This property is non-smoking only, not suitable for children, and pets are not allowed.
This cottage is wheelchair accessible.
Selected Photos by Rachel Barkman Photography, https://rachelbarkman.com/
Location + Surroundings
This property is located on Mayne Island in British Columbia. Set in between Gulf Islands National Park Reserve and Galiano Island, this located is a serene getaway of tranquil bays, quite streets and nearby beaches. The neighborhood that surrounds this property is primarily agricultural with fields, cows, horses, and orchards. The main island of Vancouver, as well as the capital city, are both a short trip away by ferry. Read More
- If the guest cancels 24 hours or more prior to check in: The guest will receive a full refund.
- If the guest cancels within 24 hours of check in: The guest will be charged for one full night's stay, but will receive a full refund for the remaining nights.
Catering is available at this property, and breakfast can be provided, both upon submitting a booking request with the host. Please contact the host for further information on meal plans.
- Bird watching
- Horseback riding
- Scuba diving
- Water sports
Guests who stay here will be a ten-minute walk to a beach with a boat launch. The surrounding small islands and bays are popular with kayakers and canoers. This property is also a 15-minute walk to a family grocery specializing in local organic produce as well as several small galleries and a fun bookstore. Guests looking for some relaxing activities can enjoy beachcombing, bird watching and horseback riding nearby. Furthermore, guests will enjoy horseshoes, photography and lovely scenic drives along the islands' coast. For more adventurous activities, guests can enjoy everything from cycling, deep sea fishing, scuba diving and water skiing.